If you disappeared, would anyone miss you? When Joyce Vincent died in her North London bedsit in 2003, nobody noticed until she was found three years later, surrounded by half-wrapped Christmas presents with the TV still on. This astonishing synthesis of fact and fiction is not only a portrait of Joyce but a portrait of London – the City, music, and race – that propelled Zawe Ashton to fame.
Part of the BFI Black Star season, taking place UK-wide, supported by Film Hub North West Central, part of the Film Audience Network, awarding funds from the National Lottery.
Independent film and moving image curator and educator Karen Alexander will host a Q&A with actress Zawe Ashton (Fresh Meat, Nocturnal Animals) after the screening.